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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
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Item
Soldier First Name
Kenneth Frank
Soldier Last Name
Adam
Rank
Pilot Officer
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_A_003
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Adam, Kenneth Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Preston [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Ainsworth, Albert Ernest

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Ainsworth, A.E. Private. His home is in Elmira, Ontario. He enlisted in Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_019
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WWI Box 1
Name Access
Ainsworth, A.E.
Ainsworth, Albert Ernest
Wilson, Elizabeth
Ainsworth, Beatrice
Ainsworth, Hilda
Ainsworth, Ida
Ainsworth, Walter
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Barrow upon Soar, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace and marriage]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence, death and burial]
Geographic Access
Barrow upon Soar, England
Kitchener, Ontario
Elmira, Ontario
Notes
Ainsworth, Albert Edward Private. Albert Ernest Ainsworth was born on January 19, 1876 in Barrow-On-Soar, Leicestershire, England. He was married to Elizabeth Wilson of Barrow-On-Soar. They had 3 children born in England: Walter, Ida and Hilda. A fourth child, Beatrice, was born in Ontario in 1908, after their arrival in Canada. According to the 1911 Census of Canada, Albert and family resided at 33 King Street, Elmira. He worked as a labourer in a felt factory. According to his obituary in April 2, 1946 edition of the Elmira Signet, Albert died suddenly of a heart attack at the Link Belt Ltd. He was 70 years of age. He had just completed his work for the day when he suffered the attack. He had been engaged as a shipper at the foundry for 20 years. He attended Wesley United Church and was a member of the Legion, having served in the First Great War with the 118th Battalion for four years. He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Wilson, whom he married at Leicester, England, in December, 1900, three daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Hilda) Evans and Mrs. Clifford (Ida) Vines, Elmira, and Mrs. Frank (Beatrice) Simons, Ajax, Ont., five grandchildren, one brother, John, and one foster brother, Herbert, both of Elmira and one sister in England. One son, Walter, died in infancy and one brother, Walter, and one foster sister, Mrs. Harold Engler, also predeceased him. The remains rested at the home from 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon until Monday morning when removal was made to the Dreisinger Funeral Chapel, following a private service at 10:30 a.m. The Link-Belt Foundry was closed on that day and his fellow employees attended the service in a body. Also present were members of the Legion, commemorating the fact that he was a veteran of the First Great War. Poppies were placed on the casket by members of the Poppy Association. Interment was made in the Elmira Cemetery.
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Ainsworth, A.E. Private. His home is in Elmira, Ontario. He enlisted in Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Ainsworth, J. Private. His home is in Elmira, Ontario. He enlisted in Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_021
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Ainsworth, John F.
Hughes, Grace Ann
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Barrow upon Soar, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and burial]
Geographic Access
Barrow upon Soar, England
Kitchener, Ontario
Elmira, Ontario
Notes
Ainsworth, John F. Private. John Ainsworth was born November 24, 1880 in Barrow-On-Soar, Leicestershire, England. After immigrating to Canada, he lived in Elmira, Ontario. He enlisted in Berlin, Ontario on October 15, 1915 and served with the 118th Battalion. His occupation was listed as quarry worker. He served in Canada and was discharged from military service on March 6, 1919. He was married to Grace Ann Hughes. John Ainsworth died in 1961 and is buried in the Elmira Union Cemetery.
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Ainsworth, J. Private. His home is in Elmira, Ontario. He enlisted in Kitchener.
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Date Range
1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Alexander, S.L. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_028
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Alexander, S.L.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Alexander, S.L. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Date Range
1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Allgeier, H. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_037
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
5.5 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H)
6.2 cm (W) X 10.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Allgeier, H.
Allgeier, Herbert
Allgeier, Michael
Axt, Catherine
Allgeier, Clayton
Allgeier, Alvin
Wales, Ernie (Mrs.)
Ziegler, Fred (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Peel, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and death]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Peel, Ontario
France
London, Ontario
Elmira, Ontario
Notes
Allgeier, Herbert Sapper. Herbert Allgeier was born on July 8, 1896 in Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario. He was the son of Michael Allgeier and Catherine Axt. His occupation as listed as a foundry labourer in the 1911 Canadian census. Herby, as he was also known, was living in Elmira, Ontario, at the time. Herbert enlisted in London, Ontario on May 13, 1918. On his attestation paper, he gave his occupation as auto mechanic. He served in England and France with the 1st Depot Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment. Herbert was discharged on March 13, 1919. Allgeier's passing was noted in the Elmira Signet of February 15, 1923. His obituary stated that he had died in London, Ontario at the Byron Sanatarium, on the previous Monday as a result of a prolonged period of illness which was related to his overseas experiences during the war. He had been gassed by enemy forces on the French front in 1918. The obituary also noted that the late Mr. Allgeier was twenty-seven years and six months old. He had been born in Peel township on the old homestead on the eighth of Peel, and came to Elmira with his parents sixteen years ago. He lived in Elmira continuously until he went overseas in July 1918, returning in April 1919. His funeral was held on February 15, 1923 at the Evangelical Church in Elmira. He was buried in the Elmira Cemetery. The obituary also noted that besides his parents, Reeve Michael Allgeir and wife Catherine, the late Mr. Allgeier is survived by two brothers, Alvin and Clayton in town, and by two sisters Mrs. Ernie Wales of Brampton, and Mrs. Fred Ziegler of Dana, Saskatchewan.
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Allgeier, H. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Description Level
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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Bruce R.
Soldier Last Name
Amy
Rank
Company Sergeant Major
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_009_D1
WW2_A_009_D2
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Amy, Bruce R.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Ross
Soldier Last Name
Amy
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_010_D1
WW2_A_010_D2
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Amy, Ross
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
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Amy, Ross (over) [clipping] Enlisted 15 December [image] Ross Amy [clipping] 18 September 1943 3rd Son Arrives In Old Country Waterloo Boys All With the R.C.O.C. With receipt of word today that their con, Pte. Ross Amy, has arrived safely overseas, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Amy of 59 Menno Street, Waterloo, now have three sons serving with the Canadian Army in England. “We’re proud to have three sons serving with the Canadian Army, and glad in many respects to have them serving in the same unit,” Mrs. Amy, mother of the three said today. They are all with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps in England. First son to land across the water was Staff-Sgt. Bruce Amy, 23,who enlisted two years ago, and has been overseas since Christmas of last year. Second son overseas was Pte. Reginald Amy, 26, who enlisted a year and nine months ago and has been overseas since Christmas of last year. Pte. Ross Amy, youngest of the brothers, enlisted on Oct. 22 last, his 21st birthday.
[KDRIS] [N] Ross W. Amy [HA] 59 Menno St. Waterloo [CO] Machinist [PB] Elmira [FME] None [PR] Pte. [DE] Oct. 22/42 [UE] no. 25 Basic Training camp Simcoe Now 4th Can Arm’d tfo wk/shop [MS] Single [S] Ross W. Amy
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1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Harry
Soldier Last Name
Arndt
Rank
Sapper
Regiment
Royal Canadian Engineers
Accession Number
WW2_A_064
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Arndt, Harry
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Engineers
Place
Elmira
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
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Atkinson, Albert Eric

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Item
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Albert Eric
Soldier Last Name
Atkinson
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Army
Accession Number
WW2_A_076
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Atkinson, Albert Eric
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Army
Place
Elmira [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Albert E. Atkinson [image] 6 Oct 1944 Pte. Atkinson wounded [clipping] Kitchener Record 4 Oct 1944 Pte. Albert Eric Atkinson, son of the late Robert Atkinson and Mrs. S. Umbach, Ernst St., Elmira, is reported wounded in action on Sept. 16, presumably France. His wife received a cable from Ottawa yesterday. Pte. Atkinson was born in Peel Township on April 4, 1921, and received his schooling in Woolwich. He joined the army Dec. 14, 1942, and was given final training at Ipperwash and on both the east and west coasts with the Rocky Mountain Rangers. He arrived overseas June 1, 1944. He married the former Grace Stroh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Stroh, east of Elmira on Nov. 20, 1943. The only letter Pte. Atkinson's family have had from France was dated Sept. 3, shortly after his arrival in that country. [clipping] Kitchener Record 28 Oct 1944 Word was received last night that Pte. Atkinson has died as a result of his injuries , on Oct. 3. He is the son of Mrs. S. Umbach, Ernst St., Elmira, and the late Mr. Robert A. Atkinson. Pte. Atkinson was wounded the first time on Sept. 16. He received hospital treatment, and a rest and returned to the lines, it is understood. Born in Peel Township April 4, 1921, he joined the army Dec. 4, 1942, and trained at Camp Ipperwash, as well as on the east and west coasts. He arrived overseas June 1, of this year. Surviving are his wife, the former Grace Stroh, whom he married about a year ago. His mother, Mrs. Umbach, survives, two brothers, Kenneth, of Elmira and Norman of Alma and a sister, Mrs. Milton (Olive) Lasch, Elmira. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2:30p.m., in St. James' Lutheran Church with Rev. L. H. Kalbfleisch officiating.
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1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Auman, M. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_076
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Auman, Milton David
Auman, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and residence]
Geographic Access
Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba
Elmira, Ontario
Notes
Private Milton Auman (Regimental/Service #3348305), was drafted under the Military Service Act on July 16, 1918 in Winnipeg, Manitoba with the 1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment. He was born on November 14, 1888 in Elmira, Ontario. He listed is next of kin as George Auman (father) of Woodside, P.O. Manitoba. His wartime records indicate that he was not married and that is occupation was farmer. He listed his religion as Methodist. He was later discharged as medically unfit in July, 1918.
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Auman, M. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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